When you’re reduced to working on paper on a numeracy test, you need to know some techniques for quickly dealing with percentage questions. Luckily, you have several ways of dealing with percentages. [more…]
A very loose definition of area is ‘how much stuff you could fit on the floor’. Depending on how big the shape you’re looking at is, you measure area in square centimetres [more…]
The perimeter of any shape is the distance all the way around it. You can work it out by just adding up the lengths of the sides.
For example, if you know a square has sides of length 10cm, you can work [more…]
Typical speed-distance-time questions on numeracy tests ask you to work out one of the three quantities, given the other two. You can see that speed is related to distance and time if you just think about [more…]
Some numeracy tests – particularly teacher training and the UKCAT – ask you to interpret graphs and tables in slightly more detail than the other tests. Just to give you a bit more practice at this slightly [more…]